This Week’s Events

Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, January 21st, 2019
Start time: All Day
Age group: All Ages - Everyone, Staff
Event type: City of Chesapeake
Description: Holiday
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Monday, January 21st, 2019
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Staff
Event type: City of Chesapeake
Description: Weekly BLT meeting.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build literacy skills with your child by talking, singing, reading, writing and playing. These age-specific classes focus on repetition using Every Child Ready to Read. Registration is NOT required.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Begin your toddler’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Ages 12 months- 23 months with caregiver
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Twinkle, twinkle little one, come on out and have some fun! Join us as we sing, dance and play with nursery rhymes, make new friends and develop social skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver
Branch: Central Library
Date: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Explore early literacy concepts with your three-year-old while we introduce a wide variety of books, songs and finger-plays. We’ll start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. Age 3 with caregiver & registration required.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration! Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. Registration is NOT required.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration. Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together. Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. No registration required.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Each session will focus on school readiness skills to help prepare your preschooler for the transition into a kindergarten classroom. Ages 4 to 5 years without a caregiver
Branch: Central Library
Date: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Bring your preschooler to talk, sing, read, write, and play on his/her own. This class will focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. Independent 4 to 5 year-olds & registration required.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Our staff provides personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Our staff provides personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Start time: 3:30 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade)
Event type: Literacy, Culture
Description: Boldly step into a new adventure! Dare to discover new cultures and concepts. Featuring: STEAM, books, activities and crafts. (Grades K-2 without caregiver)
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Health & Wellness
Description: Feel the power of zen... Discover the art of mindfulness in this relaxing class featuring basic yoga positions and a story! Don’t forget your yoga mat or blanket. Grades K-5
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Discover the power of coding and get plugged in to computer science by enrolling in the Library's mini workshops. Tinker and play with technology during fun, interactive lessons. Grades 3-5
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation, Culture
Description: Don't get bored- get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends- build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Start time: 5:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Literacy, Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
Branch: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Start time: 5:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Literacy, Community Learning
Description: Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Start time: 5:30 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Community Learning, Culture
Description: Looking for a way to get involved in your community and build leadership skills? Join TAG! Ask a staff member for an application and start earning community service hours at the Library. Grades 6-12.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Book Club
Description: Stop by the Information Desk to discover the chosen title by a Black author. Reserve your copy and join us for discussion.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Community Learning
Description: Interested in current events? Opinionated? Then let's be heard! Bring a cup of coffee and share your take on the world's news with other interested people. No registration required.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Giggle and wiggle along as we read, sing and play with nursery rhymes. Give your child a chance to build social and literacy skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build literacy skills with your child by talking, singing, reading, writing and playing. These age-specific classes run focus on repetition using Every Child Ready to Read.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build literacy skills with your child by talking, singing, reading, writing and playing. These age-specific classes focus on repetition using Every Child Ready to Read curriculum. No registration required.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver & registration required.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Each session will focus on school readiness skills to help prepare your preschooler for the transition into a kindergarten classroom. 4 to 5 years without a caregiver. Registration is required.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Culture
Description: The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration. Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together. Ages 3 to 5 with caregiver
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration. Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together. Ages 3 to 5 with caregiver
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver & registration required.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
Start time: 1:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with a network of local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information
Branch: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years), All Ages - Everyone
Event type: City of Chesapeake, Literacy
Description: Begin your little one's lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing, and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades (9 - 12), Seniors
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our technology experts are available to help you.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation, Culture
Description: Don't get bored- get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends- build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, January 24th, 2019
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Twinkle, twinkle, little one, come on out and have some fun! Join us as we sing, dance and play with nursery rhymes, make new friends and develop social skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver. Registration is NOT required.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Thursday, January 24th, 2019
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Thursday, January 24th, 2019
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Ages 12 months to 23 months with caregiver
Branch: Central Library
Date: Thursday, January 24th, 2019
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver & registration required.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, January 24th, 2019
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Technology & Innovation, Literacy, Community Learning
Description: Ready, set, explore… all things STEAM! These hands-on classes include activities focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Thursday, January 24th, 2019
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Increase your chance at success as you learn how to navigate, practice, & prepare for your next job interview. We will take a close look at the most common and tricky questions and how to develop your responses.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, January 24th, 2019
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Ready, Set, Explore...all things STEAM! These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Grades K to 5.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Thursday, January 24th, 2019
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Discover the power of coding and get plugged in to computer science by enrolling in the Library's mini workshops. Tinker and play with technology during fun, interactive lessons. Grades 6-12
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, January 24th, 2019
Start time: 4:30 pm
Age group: Staff
Event type: City of Chesapeake
Description: Staff 1 on 1 meeting
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, January 24th, 2019
Start time: 5:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Literacy, Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
Branch: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Thursday, January 24th, 2019
Start time: 5:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Literacy, Community Learning
Description: Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Friday, January 25th, 2019
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration! Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver
Branch: Central Library
Date: Friday, January 25th, 2019
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver & registration required.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Friday, January 25th, 2019
Start time: 6:45 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Culture
Description: Spend a Friday night with your friends, a microphone, and free pizza. Share your own poetry or applaud someone else's work at this family-friendly event. Host: Nathan Richardson Special Thanks: Little Caesars
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Friday, January 25th, 2019
Start time: 7:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Literacy, Culture
Description: You've read the book, now watch the movie! Limited space available, collect your entry ticket one week in advance at the library. Doors open at 6:45pm. Movie snacks available for cash purchase. Tonight’s movie: The Martian | PG-13
Branch: Central Library
Date: Saturday, January 26th, 2019
Start time: 10:30 am
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Literacy, Community Learning, Culture
Description: We challenge you to enjoy a day filled with puzzles of all shapes and sizes. There will be many varieties to try out and even compete for prizes! Stations will be set up throughout the library for all ages.